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3 injured in shooting outside US' NSA headquarters

IANS  |  Washington 

At least three people were shot outside the Agency (NSA) complex at in the US state of on Wednesday, said.

Gunfire reportedly rang out after a car pulled up at the entrance to the facility. Authorities took one person into custody near the facility, the reported.

Bullet holes were seen in the vehicle's windshield at one of the NSA's vehicle entry gates. None of the victims -- including a -- are believed to have suffered life-threatening injuries.

NSA said the agency's police and local authorities immediately responded to the scene and the situation was now under control. There was no ongoing threat.

said in a statement that had been briefed on the shooting.

"Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone that has been affected," Walters said.

In March 2015, one person was killed and another seriously wounded after driving a vehicle up to the NSA's gate, ignoring commands to stop.



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First Published: Wed, February 14 2018. 20:24 IST